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Highlights from Dwell on Design 2012


You may have already spied our show floor recaps of Modern Lifestyle, Furniture and Accessories, Kitchen and Bath, and perennial favorite Dwell Outdoor, but here we share our greatest hits from Dwell on Design 2012. From June 22–24, over 27,000 people took to the L.A. Convention center in droves to see the scores of exhibitors, test out the latest furniture and gadgets, listen in on talks by design and thought leaders, and view live demonstrations (and that's not counting the 3,000 people who participated in Dwell Design Week events, like our home tours and showroom talks). Click through our slideshow for a snippet of Dwell on Design 2012.

Over 27,000 people attended Dwell on Design, June 22-24, 2012, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
At the Dwell Materials Lab, show goers had the opportunity to touch, feel, and learn about common—and not so...
More from the Materials Lab.
The winners of the 2011 Swiss Design Prize were shown in the U.S. for the first time at Dwell on Design.
More from the Swiss Design Prize booth.
Two people take a break on Oyler Wu's screenplay installation.
Bright colors dominated the show floor, like the hues seen in these chairs from Bespoke Creative.
These sculptural ceramics by Brian Bosworth were another favorite.
More ceramics spotted on the show floor.
Panel discussions took place on the three stages flanking the show floor.
Architecture for Humanity's Cameron Sinclair signs copies of his book after his keynote address.
Senior Editor Kelsey Keith moderates a panel on women and architecture, which sparked a lively discourse with members...
Laguna Beach–based Cerno demonstrates their wall sconce/reading lamp combo.
The ever-popular Murphy bed gets a mod update in the Cabrio Wall Bed by CLEI distributed by Resource Furniture .
Dwell Outdoor was bigger and better than ever this year with full-scale homes accessories galore.
Connect:Home debuted its new prefab model on the show floor.
Two show goers recline in a G Pod by Mars Labs.
A scene from Dwell Outdoor.
One of the finalists from our LEGO contest.
Local outdoor manufacturer Potted debuted its steel City planter at Dwell on Design.